Our Team

A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) is the only health professional whose total training focuses on the foot, ankle and related body systems. Our professionals, Dr. Helene T. Nguyen and Dr. Yong J. Zhu at Feet ‘N Beyond of New Jersey, P.A. pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry. They are partners of New Jersey Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons Group, and they welcome the opportunity to discuss and treat common and complex podiatric issues. They specialize in the diagnosis, treatments, and preventions of foot and ankle problems with medical and surgical approaches.

Dr. Helene T. Nguyen


Dr. Nguyen grew up in Chicago, and graduated from Benedictine University, Illinois. She completed her podiatric medical studies along with surgical training in NYC and the inner city communities of the Queens and Brooklyn metropolitan area.

Her specialties include: Cosmetic Foot Surgery, Pediatric Foot Deformity, Hyperbaric Medicine certified, Limb Salvage reconstruction, Wound Care and laser treatments.

Dr. Nguyen is member of Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development, National Association of Professional Women, and Fellow of American Professional Wound Care Association.


She is currently part of the medical staffs at the Center for Wound Healing at St. Clare’s Hospital and board certified in American Board of Wound Healing.  Dr. Nguyen speaks English and is also fluent in Vietnamese.

Dr. Yong J. Zhu


Dr. Yong J. Zhu graduated from Rutgers University and New York College of Podiatric Medicine in NYC.  He completed his surgical training at Staten Island University Hospital, NY.

He completed his surgical training at Staten Island University Hospital, NY.  He also achieved the only accredited Dermatology fellowship program in conjunction with Podiatric residency program at St. Luke’s Hospital in Pennsylvania.

He is specializing in all dermatological disease in the lower extremity and foot and ankle surgery and wound care.

 Dr. Zhu published several articles in the Emergency Medicine Journal.  He is board certified in American Board of Wound Healing and he is currently on staff at Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center at Saint Clare’s. Dr. Zhu is member of Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development and APWCA.  He also speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

Working together with you.

Our team


All of our podiatric physicians see patients of all ages and lower extremity conditions. The treatments range from medications to minor or more advanced surgical interventions. To manage your foot and ankle conditions, plan of treatment will be recommended and discussed with you in detail. They will work together with you to determine the care needed to provide you the comfort and relief.